HONORS: First-Team All-Mountain West Indoor: Triple Jump (2015); Academic All-Mountain West (2014, 2015).
2015 (SR): Earned first-team all-MW honors after placing third in the triple jump at the MW Indoor Championships… Took first place in the triple jump at four meets, including setting the school record of 12.89m (42-03.50) at the New Mexico Invitational… Set personal-best mark of 5.67m (18-07.25) in the lone jump at the Don Kirby Elite Invitational… Placed fourth in the triple jump at the MW Outdoor Championships… Earned academic all-MW honors.
2014 (JR): Placed 39th in the triple jump at the NCAA Outdoor Championships... Placed fifth in the triple jump and eighth in the javelin at the MW Outdoor Championships... Placed first in the triple jump at the Weber State, Mark Faldmo and Brutus Hamilton Invites... Finished second in the javelin at the Mark Faldmo Invite... Earned academic all-MW honors. Idaho: Took ninth in the triple jump at the WAC Indoor Championships with a personal-best mark of 37-4 (11.38m)... Scored two points at the WAC Outdoor Championships with a seventh-place finish and career-best leap of 38-11 (11.86m) in the triple jump... Moved into sixth all-time at Idaho in the triple jump during her freshman season... Had a career-best jump of 16-3 (4.95m) in the long jump at the Cougar Invitational.
HIGH SCHOOL: Competed in jumps... A three-time state champion in the triple jump.
PERSONAL: Full name is Samantha Leigh Nielson... One of three daughters, along with one son, of Pete and Leslie Nielson... Majoring in exercise science.
PERSONAL BESTS INCLUDE:
|NCAA Outdoor Championships|
|MW Indoor Championships|
|MW Outdoor Championships|
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